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Econ Focus

Econ Focus is the economics magazine of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. This publication covers economic issues affecting the Fifth Federal Reserve District and the nation.


Economic Brief

These web-exclusive essays on current economic issues and trends are based on staff economists' ongoing research and published work.

Working Papers

Papers written by Richmond Fed economists representing work prepared for later publication or presentation to professional meetings.


5th District Footprint

5th District Footprint provides a spatial analysis of data relevant to community development in the Fifth District. The publication is available online quarterly.

Community Pulse

Community Pulse presents the results of the annual survey of current and emerging issues in Fifth District communities.

Community Practice Papers

Community Practice Papers is an online publication discussing leading practices from across the Fifth District based on community development insight and practitioner review from the field.

Teacher Collaborative Committee

Three committees consisting of teachers who provide input on Fed resources and help guide the Fed's outreach efforts.

Grade Level: High School Teachers

Dollars and Sense

Dollars and Sense is a budgeting game for middle and high school students. Students select a lifestyle and budget for expenses and unexpected events. 

Grade Level: Middle School, High School